Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 82%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 79%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 108%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics77.6% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive100% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS IX HERO  (all builds)
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.5 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170723
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 13 '17 at 20:50
Run Duration217 Seconds
Run User IRN-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (56th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i7-7700K-$288
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
108% Outstanding
SC Int 147
SC Float 154
SC Mixed 150
120% 150 Pts
QC Int 513
QC Float 534
QC Mixed 530
119% 525 Pts
MC Int 754
MC Float 851
MC Mixed 814
121% 806 Pts
Poor: 89%
This bench: 108%
Great: 114%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$180
CLim: 2113 MHz, MLim: 2428 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 382.53
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
77.6% Very good
Lighting 237
Reflection 200
Parallax 218
71% 218 fps
MRender 184
Gravity 222
Splatting 170
82% 192 fps
Poor: 59%
This bench: 77.6%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Extreme Pro 240GB-$105
154GB free
Firmware: X21200RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
100% Outstanding
Read 512
Write 493
Mixed 479
110% 495 MB/s
4K Read 33.1
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 25.1
146% 59.5 MB/s
DQ Read 37.2
DQ Write 282
DQ Mixed 55.1
73% 125 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 100%
Great: 105%
Toshiba P300 2TB-$63
1.5TB free
Firmware: MX4OACF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
90% Outstanding
Read 167
Write 147
Mixed 161
119% 158 MB/s
4K Read 0.86
4K Write 1.57
4K Mixed 0.22
89% 0.88 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 90%
Great: 112%
Toshiba P300 2TB-$63
1TB free
Firmware: MX4OACF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
87.2% Excellent
Read 158
Write 146
Mixed 131
109% 145 MB/s
4K Read 0.75
4K Write 1.91
4K Mixed 0.2
89% 0.96 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 87.2%
Great: 112%
WD Green 1TB (2011)-$99
357GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
70.1% Very good
Read 127
Write 117
Mixed 110
89% 118 MB/s
4K Read 0.82
4K Write 2.12
4K Mixed 0.29
105% 1.08 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 70.1%
Great: 85%
Toshiba P300 1TB-$43
139GB free
Firmware: MS2OA8J0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
68.3% Good
Read 123
Write 115
Mixed 111
87% 116 MB/s
4K Read 0.32
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.19
64% 0.7 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 68.3%
Great: 108%
Toshiba P300 2TB-$63
103GB free
Firmware: MX4OACF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
78.3% Very good
Read 159
Write 114
Mixed 133
102% 135 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.95
4K Mixed 0.17
79% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 78.3%
Great: 112%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$170
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3467 MHz
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
114% Outstanding
MC Read 42.5
MC Write 44.8
MC Mixed 33.7
115% 40.3 GB/s
SC Read 24.3
SC Write 48.6
SC Mixed 33.1
101% 35.3 GB/s
Latency 48.9
82% 48.9 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 114%
Great: 106%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical MAXIMUS IX HERO Builds (Compare 5,966 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 114%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 124%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 89%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO - $245

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 101% - Outstanding Total price: $1,321
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